Curacao Neptunus Rotterdam and ASD Rimini will meet in the final of the 2018 European Champions Cup in Rotterdam. ASD Rimini defeated Italian Serie A1 rival Unipol Bologna 2-1 in the semi-final on Saturday afternoon. In the evening Curacao Neptunus followed with a 4-0 shutout over the Rouen Huskies. Diegomar Markwell threw a five-hit complete game shutout.
Meanwhile one of the powerhouses in European Baseball will lose a spot in the European Champions Cup for 2019. The surprises at the tournament in Rotterdam continued on Saturday, as first the VOITH Heidenheim Heidekoepfe came back from an 0-4 deficit to edge out T&A San Marino 6-5. Sascha Lutz first robbed a home run in the seventh inning and then hit a solo shot for the sixth run in the ninth to lift Heidenheim to the win. Later in the day Draci Brno blew by L&D Amsterdam 8-0. Therefore San Marino and Amsterdam will play in the relegation matchup on Sunday with the loser getting relegated to the CEB Cup.
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